One of the most desirable female stars as well as successful stars in Bollywood, Kareena Kapoor, was born on the 21st of September, 1980 into a family of great Bollywood personalities.
The Kapoor Khandan
Kareena Kapoor’s acting genes are impeccable since she is from the first film family of Bollywood, the illustrous Kapoor Khandan. Films was an inevitable career choice for the beautiful younger daughter of Randhir Kapoor, an actor himself with hits like ‘Jawani Diwani’ and “Rampur Ka Lakshman’ to his credit and Babita who had herself acted in successful movies like ‘Farz’ and ‘Haseena Maan Jayegi’. According to movie folklore, Babita had to give up her successful career bowing to the conservative dictums of the Kapoor Khandan, but Karisma Kapoor, the elder daughter decided to follow her parent’s film path.
Kareena with parents and sister
Even before Kareena Kapoor had actually formally entered the Hindi film industry, there was a heightened sense of excitement regarding the entry of this light eyed spark who seemed to be a chip of the same block.
A cute childhood picture of Kareena Kapoor with family
Kareena Kapoor or ‘Bebo’ as she is fondly known, was seen quite often with her sister whenever Karisma went out for a film do or even when she was shooting and soon Kareena came under the radar of the film people.
Kareena with Babita and Karisma
Kareena debuted with a not –so-successful movie ‘Refugee’ in the year 2000, but her amazingly confident acting prowess made everyone sit up and take notice and she received the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut for her role as Nazneen Ahmed in the same movie.
Kareena and Abhishek in Refugee
Kareena Kapoor was thrust into the big league with the immensely successful multi-starrer ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham’ where as the bubbly, arrogant and loud character ‘Poo’, she shone even among the rest of the stellar cast. The only unfortunate outcome to this was that she was given many films based on this Poo character!
Kareena with Hrithik in Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham
Fortunately for her fans, she came out from this quicksand by showcasing her talents in movies like ‘Dev’. As the luminously beautiful and ill-fated Dolly Mishra, Kareena was subtle, without make-up and yet showcasing a powerhouse of a performance in ‘Omkara’ for which she received the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress.
Kareena with Ajay Devgan in Omkara
Beautiful Kareena Kapoor captured India’s heart in one of her most memorable performances as the impulsive, spunky Geet Dhillon in the 2007’s monster hit ’Jab We Met’. She received the coveted Filmfare Award for Best Actress for the same movie.
Kareena in Jab We Met
Kareena has somehow been at the center of controversies, be it her interactions with her co-stars or even her body size. When she went on a new fitness regime, people were soon discussing the ‘size zero’ in various forums; there were some who were passionately in its favor and some who totally trashed it and there were even some who totally accepted her weight choices. She is definitely a fashion icon whose dressing sense is avidly watched and copied across the country and even world.
Size zero and gorgeous
Superstar Kareena Kapoor has always been open with the media regarding her personal life and feelings; thus her fans have also shared her personal journey, be it personal relationships with co stars or boyfriends or with her husband Saif. Presently, she is one half of a powerful couple, ‘Saifeena’ with actor Saif Ali Khan.
Kareena with the two men in her life
Kareena is a true star with a heart and has always doing her bit towards others; among many other things, she has helped in raising the morale of our brave Indian Army jawans, helped earthquake victims, increased awareness regarding education for children, worked towards a greener environment and highlighted violence against women.